Ancestry Announces a Reduction in the Company's Workforce.


Jan Meisels Allen
 

 

Ancestry’s president and CEO, Margo Georgiadis, announced a 6 percent reduction in the company’s workforce blaming a slowdown in consumer demand for the company’s DNA service over the past 18 months. Over sixteen million people have taken a DNA test with Ancestry and the statement says 30 million people worldwide have taken a NA test with some company, not only Ancestry.

 

Ancestry is not the only DNA company that has noticed a slowdown in consumer demand for DNA testing. Georgiadis said, “Future growth will require a continued focus on building consumer trust and innovative new offerings that deliver even greater value to people.” … “Future growth will require a continued focus on building consumer trust and innovative new offerings that deliver even greater value to people.”

 

To read the statement see:

https://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2020/02/05/our-path-forward/

 

Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

 

 

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